Definition of stockpot in US English:



  • A pot in which stock for soup is prepared by long, slow cooking.

    • ‘Put the heat on medium-low, put a few teaspoons of olive oil in the stockpot and swirl it around to coat the bottom, let it warm for a moment and then add the leeks.’
    • ‘From the stockpot, pour water into roasting pan until it reaches halfway up the side of the pan.’
    • ‘Once you've emptied the stockpot, set it beside the new pot and lift the strainer to allow all the liquid through.’
    • ‘In a heavy stockpot, heat olive oil and sauté onion and garlic until onion is translucent.’
    • ‘Raise the heat under the stockpot to medium high.’
    • ‘Add the vegetable to the stockpot and deglaze with the remaining wine, cover with extra water if necessary and a bunch of thyme.’
    • ‘Fill a large stockpot 3/4 full of cold water and boil.’
    • ‘Pour chicken broth into a large pot, Dutch oven, or stockpot.’
    • ‘However, the very old birds that have survived a season dodging the guns are not for roasting - they are for the stew-pot or stockpot, where they will tenderise and impart loads of flavour with long, slow cooking.’
    • ‘If you like making a lot of stews and soups, invest in a good Dutch oven or stockpot.’
    • ‘Now, I can't wait until it gets cold enough for him to bring out our enormous stockpot that makes enough for us to eat some immediately, refrigerate some and freeze some.’
    • ‘Shop for basics like stockpots and tongs, and drool over commercial appliances.’
    • ‘Place the fish stock and the cut-up sturgeon in a stockpot and bring to a boil.’
    • ‘Heat vegetable oil in a stockpot and brown the chicken in two batches.’
    • ‘Heat the oil in a large stockpot over medium-high heat.’
    • ‘Add the tomatoes to the stockpot and bring to a simmer.’
    • ‘Sitting in the sun-sodden upstairs lounge at Midsummer House in Cambridge, overlooking the river, we could smell the rich, meaty push of the stockpots in the kitchen below.’
    • ‘Combine first 9 ingredients in a large stockpot; set over high heat and bring to a boil.’
    • ‘Place a medium stockpot over medium-high heat.’
    • ‘Next, place the stockpot over low heat and add canned tomatoes, tomatoes with their liquid, fresh tomatoes, chili powder, cumin, oregano, basil, pepper, salt, fennel and parsley.’
    cooking utensil, container, receptacle, vessel
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